Preliminary Data on Body Size Differences in Adults of Testudo hermanni hermanni Gmelin, 1789: Comparison Between Two Western Mediterranean Insular Populations and the Continental Population of Southern Tuscany

C. Corti, M. A. L. Zuffi, L. Bassu, C. Fresi, M. G. Satta

Abstract


Body size differences have been found between the continental population of southern Tuscany and the Sardinian insular populations of Testudo hermanni hermanni. The insular populations are clearly bigger than the continental ones.

Keywords


Testudo hermanni; body size differences; western Mediterranean

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2005-12-0-27-28

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